2007 Fall Select Auction

Clocks and Music

366. Meissen clock on stand, monumental hand painted example with courting couple atop reticulated basket weave crown, clock front abundantly decorated with applied blossoms of many varieties, finely executed work in every area including a detailed courting scene to lower front. Sides and back decorated with floral bouquets. Base in same taste and includes insects and butterflies and is beautifully done. Clock and base with crossed sword marks, clock is incised No. 573, impressed 73, base is incised 572, impressed 54, Condition is superb, with some insignificant chips to blossom petals, porcelain face shows two tiny screw holes at III and IX, some roughness at IX, chip to porcelain at XII, Total: 24"h x 14"w x 10"d; Clock itself: 20"h x 9"w x 6"d. 3,000-5,000
299. Early tall case clock, c.1830, unusual design with brass framed porthole to front, walnut and oak, great early glass, scalloped crown appears to have been replaced years ago, four free-standing columns to bonnet, bracket feet, tole painted metal face with peaches and leaves to each corner and partial world map to top, 83"h x 19"w x 9.25"d, excellent condition. 2,000-3,000
300. Herschede grandfather clock, full standing reeded columns with elegant bun feet, beautifully embossed face with moon dial, beveled glass, five tubes, three weights, recently serviced, 78"h x 19"w x 13"d, excellent condition. 1,000-2,000
412. Swiss twelve-tune cylinder music box in carved oak case with hinged glass inner lid, 10" cylinder, all teeth intact except tip of far left, marked Jacot's Safety Check, patent dates 1885-1888, plays well but needs cleaning, 8.25"h x 28"w x 12.5"d. 1,000-1,500
301. Arts and Crafts grandfather clock, oak case with brass numerals and hands, nice corbels to crown, refinished, 76"h x 26"w x 12.5"d. 700-1,000
413. Twelve-tune cylinder music box, carved walnut case with hinged glass inner lid, interior crank, 11" cylinder, all teeth intact, speed adjustment lever, plays well but needs cleaning, 5.75"h x 21"w x 9"d, scratches and chips to case, 0.5" square loss to wood to interior. 600-800
296. Country store regulator clock, original dial reads DRINK Coca Cola, original lower glass reading 5 CENTS has been nicely repainted, 0.5" segment of trim below crown missing, repaired pendulum stem, key reads Ansonia Clock Co, 34.25"h x 17.5"w. 400-600
418. French gold-patinated bronze and alabaster mantle clock, large center finial urn with ram head to front full of blossoms and leaves, flaming urn side finials, cherubs sit at corners, acanthus leaf accents, wreath swags at front, porcelain face with Arabic and Roman numerals marked Lepaute A Paris, bell marked FRANCE, several cracks and chips to porcelain, no glass to face, 14.5"h x 15"w x 5". 400-600
419. French bronze figural mantle clock, draped woman on bench holding small harp, music stand with sheet music atop clock with porcelain face, acanthus decorations, scrolled crown over clock, hinged beveled glass doors to front and back of clock, heavy base with Art Deco linear decorations on four feet, works marked with 0/7 within oval and 2903, 13.25"h x 15.5"w x 5.5"d, small chip to front bevel, small chip and fine lines to porcelain. Provenance: formerly from the Mount St Martin (Jones Mansion) in Newport, KY. 300-500
414. Six-tune cylinder music box, walnut lidded case with hinged glass inner lid applied floral bouquet to top, 3-6/8" cylinder, works marked USA PATENT SEPT 25TH 1884, illustrated paper label with list of tunes, plays well, all teeth intact, 4.75"h x 13"w x 7"d. 300-500
417. Ornate standing clock, open work frame with cherub and acanthus scrolls, frame marked PAT OCT 2 1906 in raised letters, back of works marked MADE IN USA, 10.5"h x 7.75"w x 3"d. 300-500